Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Pityrogramma calomelanos (L.) Link var. austroamericana (Domin) Farw.

PTERIDACEAE Family selection - Maidenhair Fern family Pteridophyta (Ferns)

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Name: Pityrogramma calomelanos (L.) Link var. austroamericana (Domin) Farw. Taxon selection
Rank: variety
See: ► Pityrogramma austroamericana Domin

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Leatherleaf goldback fern
en English name: gold fern
English name: gold-dust fern

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Perennial

= Pityrogramma austroamericana Domin
= Pityrogramma calomelanos (L.) Link var. aureoflava (Hook.) Weath. ex L.H. Bailey


Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: -
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Filicopsida
Subclass: -
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Pteridaceae
Genus: Pityrogramma

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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)

Distributional map for Pityrogramma calomelanos (L.) Link var. austroamericana (Domin) Farw.
Map for Pityrogramma calomelanos (L.) Link var. austroamericana (Domin) Farw.
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

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More species:
1) Pityrogramma chrysophylla (Sw.) Link [259]
2) Pityrogramma chrysophylla (Sw.) Link var. subflexuosa (Domin) Proctor [241]
3) Pityrogramma pallida (Weath.) K.S. Alt & V.E. Grant [221]
4) Placynthium dubium Herre [243]
5) Plagiobothrys austiniae (Greene) I.M. Johnst. [289]
6) Plagiobothrys chorisianus (Cham.) I.M. Johnst. var. chorisianus [297]
7) Plagiobothrys figuratus (Piper) I.M. Johnst. ex M. Peck ssp. figuratus [224]
8) Plagiobothrys pringlei Greene [233]
9) Plagiobothrys strictus (Greene) I.M. Johnst. [250]
10) Plagiothecium laetum Schimp. [473]

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